[ni-goh-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l]
- capable of being negotiated: a negotiable salary demand.
- (of bills, securities, etc.) transferable by delivery, with or without endorsement, according to the circumstances, the title passing to the transferee.
- negotiables, negotiable bonds, stocks, etc.
Origin of negotiable
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Examples from the Web for non-negotiable
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I hope none of my sons want to play it when they get older, because the answer will always be a non-negotiable “no.”Why I’ll Never Let My Kids Play Football
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I mean we are animals on the planet and the rules of engagement are non-negotiable.Introducing ‘Breatharianism,’ The Dumbest Diet of All Time
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In respectable company the answer to this question is non-negotiable.Stone: Romancing Chávez
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The great works, the Passions and the B Minor Mass, are non-negotiable.John Eliot Gardiner Discusses His Monumental Bach Biography
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A non-negotiable note is payable to a particular person only.
That is, non-negotiable assets were converted into a means of payment either in the form of notes or deposit credits.
Courts have held that the fact that a certificate of stock is not payable to bearer makes it non-negotiable.
Negotiable and non-negotiable receipts are issued as the needs of the owner may require.
- not open to negotiation or discussionthe policy is non-negotiable
- able to be negotiated
- (of a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc) legally transferable in title from one party to another
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Word Origin and History for non-negotiable
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